18-Year-Old Driver Arrested after Major Pedestrian Collision near 21st Avenue
SAN FRANCISCO, CA (September 4, 2018) – A boy was in critical condition following a pedestrian crash on Taraval Street, early Tuesday evening. The victim’s name and age were not immediately disclosed to the public.
The California Highway Patrol stated that the collision happened at approximately 5:57 PM in the 1100 block of Taraval Street, near 21st Avenue.
According to reports from San Francisco Police Department, an 18-year-old man driving an unidentified vehicle struck the boy. It is unclear whether or not the incident occurred in a designated crosswalk. The young boy suffered life-threatening injuries and was transported to a local hospital for treatment and evaluation. There is no update on his current medical condition.
The unidentified driver was arrested on suspicion of reckless driving. No other information has been released by officials, as the investigation continues.
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